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Room: S18

Dr iur (Muenster), Assessor
University Lecturer and Fellow at King's College; Secretary of Degree Committee

CV / Biography

In 2013, Henning joined the Faculty of Law and the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) at Cambridge as a University Lecturer and is a Fellow at King’s College. He is also a Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law.

Next to his position at the University of Cambridge, Henning is an external research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law in Munich (Germany) and at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (McGill University, Montreal).

Henning teaches IP and WTO Law at the University of Cambridge and further at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI, Strasbourg) and the Munich Intellectual Property Law Centre (MIPLC). He is member of the editorial board of the International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC) and co-founder of the international IP network at the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL). He advises international organisations, NGOs as well as developing- and developed country governments on international IP, WTO and investment law issues.

Henning previously worked as a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute, as a lecturer in international trade law at the University of Leicester (United Kingdom) and a research fellow on IT and Media Law at the University of Muenster (Germany). Next to a monograph on international IP protection, Henning has published widely in peer-reviewed international academic journals, NGO policy papers and research handbooks (with some of his publications being available online at

Henning has also acted as a visiting scholar on WTO-, international trade- and IP law at Universities in Islamabad, Pakistan (2004-2005), Frankfurt, Germany (2007), and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2011). He further taught IP and international economic law at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and at the International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation (IMPRS CI). In 2011, he was selected by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) as visiting scholar for the National Law School in Bangalore, India.